To determine if your conference is approved, use our quick and simple 5-step evaluation:

1

Is your speaker lineup or panel at least 50% non Caucasian?

YesExcellent. Proceed to #2

NoYou filthy racist pig! Proceed no further.
Your conference is not approved.
Mitigating Circumstances?

2

Is your speaker lineup or panel at least 50% female?

YesExcellent. Proceed to #3

NoYou misogynist moron, you disgust me. Proceed no further.
Your conference it not approved.
Mitigating Circumstances?

3

Does the racial distribution of minority speakers or panel members include each (at least one) of the following?: African, Hispanic, Middle-Eastern, Indian (or Pakistani), Japanese (or Chinese, Korean, or Mongolian)?

YesExcellent. Proceed to #4

NoLooks like someone doesn’t understand the meaning of orthodox tokenism, you filthy racist pig. Proceed no further.
Your conference it not approved.
Mitigating Circumstances?

4

Does the sexual-orientation distribution of your minority speakers or panel members include each (at least one) of the following?: Gay, Lesbian, Transgender (NOTE: “straight” need not be included)

YesExcellent. Proceed to #5

NoYou putrid homophobe, you disgust me. Proceed no further.
Your conference it not approved.
Mitigating Circumstances?

5

Will at least one of your speakers’ presentations focus on diversity, inclusion, or tolerance?

YesCongratulations! If you were able to answer yes to all of the preceding questions, your conference is approved.

NoFail! You clearly know nothing about tech or design.
Your conference it not approved.
Mitigating Circumstances?